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Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4

Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 200 Hours. Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 gives a Course Qualification of Level 4 Certificate. For more information about Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


The Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 will teach learners on chemical handling in everyday life. A chemical refers to a form of matter that has a constant chemical composition and characteristic properties. Chemicals cannot be separated into components physically and exist in solids, liquids, gases or plasma forms. Though we may not realise it, hundreds of chemicals are used daily either in combined forms or as some reagents. Household items such as soaps, detergents, toothpaste, salt, sugar and bleaching powder are all chemicals. Most of the natural changes that occur in the world are also due to some chemical reaction. It is also responsible for providing heat and power, telecommunications and media.

It is true that chemicals have become a huge part of our day to day lives. However, along with the benefits they also tend to have some drawbacks that have to be considered while handling chemicals. Certain chemicals adversely affect the environment and the organisms. Improper usage of chemicals have also resulted in irrevocable damages. Therefore, it is important for whoever is handling chemicals to follow certain safety procedures.

The Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 is mainly aimed at professionals who handle chemicals in order to help them ensure safe chemical handling procedures. The course will teach individuals on proper chemical handling and its importance. Learners will gain a clear understanding of concepts such as Hazard communication, globally harmonised system, GHS physical hazards, Pyrophoric and the new OSHA hazard communication standard (HCS).

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.


  • Understand what chemical handling is and its importance
  • Gain insight into Hazard Communication
  • Learn about the Globally Harmonised System
  • Learn about the United Nations Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Learn about GHS Physical Hazards and Pyrophrorics
  • Gain insight into The NEW OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Learn about the different types of Chemical Hazards and the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Learn about the Hazard Communication Program Summary Example and the department specific hazard communication

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Chemists
  • Forensic Scientists
  • professionals who work with chemicals
  • Anyone willing to learn how to handle chemicals

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.


Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04872


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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Course Duration200 Hours
Course Time365 Days
Course Fee269
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
Carear PathOnce you successfully completed the Diploma in Chemical Handling at QLS Level 4, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below. Chemist - £24,938 per annum Research Chemist - £29,046 per annum Forensic Scientist - £26,970 per annum Chemical Engineer - £32,414 per annum Other jobs you can get Toxicologist Assistant Chemist Medicinal Chemist
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